Houston, TX asked in Patents (Intellectual Property) for Texas

Q: Is it legal to for a multi billion structured patent settlement to be reversed?

At first i was told to hire a contracts lawyer. Now that the settlements were reversed what kind of attorney do i need to hire?

2 Lawyer Answers
Peter D. Mlynek
Peter D. Mlynek
Answered
  • Patents Lawyer
  • Moorestown, NJ

A: Yes, it is possible for a settlement to be reversed.

The kind of an attorney to represent you will depend on the nature of the problem. I would think that a patent litigator would be an appropriate starting point.

John B. Hudak
John B. Hudak
Answered
  • Patents Lawyer
  • Milford, CT

A: Ask the lawyer who prepared the settlement if he/she can explain the situation.

If extra legal counsel is needed you can use a patent litigator. Patent litigators create settlement agreements as a regular part of their practice because many patent disputes are settled.

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